Holiday Cottages in Porthtowan

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Porthtowan is a small but popular village on the Atlantic coast, lying within the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape UNESCO World Heritage Site. Book a Porthtowan cottage to explore this special area of the Cornish coast.

Nestled in a valley flanked by granite cliffs, discover the seaside village of Porthtowan. The main attraction of the area is the award-winning beach - so good that they named the town after it (‘Porthtowan’ translated means ‘Cove of Sand Dunes’).

The rolling waves provides for one of Cornwall’s most popular surfing beaches, hosting a number of championships every year. Ideal for a family day out, you can test your balance on a body board or go all out and challenge the Atlantic waves. Children can find fun among the small rock pools filled with creatures or on the lovely fine sand perfect building material for sandcastles.

Being a Blue Flag beach means there is no shortage of amenities nearby. The beachside Blue Bar is a fashionable café bar with a contemporary atmosphere along with views over the beach.

Take your pick among a range of breath taking cliff walks towards Portreath, Chapel Porth and St Agnes. Wander along the South West Coast Path into the Wheal Coates Tin Mine, a stunning historical site set against the Atlantic Coast.

Book a Porthtowan holiday cottage for an unforgettable escape.